New Cooper Sofa

Australian Made Sofa Range I just love the new Cooper sofa we have added to our range this year. Its a stunning compliment to the beautiful timber furniture I’ve specialised in for the past 25 years. The Cooper is locally made by a family business with over 40 years experience in quality lounge furniture.  Its …

Blackwood tables

This week we had a unique project to complete which was to re furbish an 80 year old Blackwood table. The table is full of history as it used to reside within the Collingwood town hall. The timbers run across the table top which is unusual and the thickness of the top is 45mm thick. The …

Mitchell River Furniture

The Mitchell River furniture collection was a nice range made of messmate or as some say stringy-bark timbers. The timber was exported out of Australia and the furniture was produced in China and shipped back to Australia. The range came in two main colours light as pictured and a darker finish also. Messmate is a great …

Messmate Vs Ash timber

Which…Wood….you choose? Mark Mortelliti is Proprietor of Lifestyle Furniture Melbourne and President of the Furnishers Society of Victoria has been selling timber furniture for 20 years. The beauty of timber furniture is always in the eye of the beholder. We are unique individuals and as such different timbers will “speak” to people differently. I watch …

Australian made versus imported in timber furniture

One of the points to consider when purchasing timber furniture is ‘should I buy Australian made or imported?’ In this article I will conduct a comparison between buying Australiana made timber furniture and imported timber furniture. First off when you buy Australian made timber furniture you support the local economy by keeping Australian companies in …

Australian timbers used in furniture

There are many species of Australian timbers available that are ideal in the manufacturing of timber furniture. Each boasts unique characteristics and whatever your choice it will never be the wrong one. It’s just a matter of taste. Jarrah (Eucalyptus Marginata) Jarrah features a signature smooth grain with rich deep red to red-brown tone natural …